DLC menu from Fire Emblem: Awakening.

Downloadable Content (DLC) is a video game term that refers to content that is added to a game after its purchase. Some games have extra downloadable content, such as extra levels or more characters. For some games the DLC must be paid for, but for others it is free. Some Nintendo 3DS games use SpotPass to download free DLC.


These are games with DLC.
Game Console Content Pay/Free
Call of Duty: Ghosts Wii U New Multiplayer Map Free
Samurai Warriors 3 Wii Extra Levels Paid
Mega Man 10 Wii Extra Levels Paid
Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem DS Extra levels Free
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies DS Extra quests and storylines Free
Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3DS Extra levels and weapons Free
Dead or Alive: Dimensions 3DS Extra Costumes Free
Fire Emblem Awakening 3DS Paid: Extra levels, items, and more characters
Free: Extra characters.
Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone! 3DS Extra Lessons Paid
Samurai Warriors Chronicles 2nd 3DS Costumes Paid
New Super Mario Bros. 2 3DS Level Packs Paid
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity 3DS Level Packs Paid
Animal Crossing: New Leaf 3DS Furniture Free
New Super Mario Bros. U Wii U Level Pack Paid
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge Wii U Characters, levels, and costumes Free
Shin Megami Tensei IV 3DS Quests Paid
Pikmin 3 Wii U Level packs Mostly Paid
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies 3DS Costumes & Case Paid
Mario Kart 8 Wii U Characters, Courses and Vehicles Paid (excluding Mercedes-Benz)
Tetris Axis 3DS Extra Items Free
Tomodachi Life 3DS Items and Miis Free
Steel Diver: Sub Wars 3DS Extra Submarines and remodels Paid
StreetPass Mii Plaza 3DS New games Paid
Hyrule Warriors Wii U Costumes, items and extra levels Paid
Persona Q: Shadows of the Labyrinth 3DS Quests and Voices Paid
Mighty Gunvolt 3DS Extra levels Paid
Fantasy Life 3DS New quests, pets, items and customization options Paid
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call 3DS Extra songs and characters Paid
One Piece: Unlimited World Red 3DS Extra quests and costumes Both
Bike Rider DX2: Galaxy 3DS Extra levels Both
Mario Golf: World Tour 3DS Extra courses and characters Paid
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars 3DS Quests and weapons Both
Disney Magical World 3DS Costumes, items and levels Both
Pure Chess 3DS New skins Paid
AeternoBlade 3DS Costumes and quests Paid
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U 3DS
Wii U
Mii Fighter costumes, characters and stages Both
Xenoblade Chronicles X Wii U Characters Paid
Splatoon Wii U Weapons, costumes and stages Free
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer 3DS New villagers and furniture Free
Super Mario Maker Wii U costumes, course elements, event courses Free
Minecraft Wii U

Nintendo Switch

Skin Packs, Texture Packs, And Mash-Up Packs Paid
Fire Emblem Fates 3DS Alternate storyline, new maps Paid
Runbow Wii U New story campaign, new skins Paid
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate 3DS Challenge and Event quests, misc. items.  Free
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wii U / Switch Expansion Pass (Story content, new items and Master Mode) Paid
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia 3DS New maps, additional story content and characters Paid
Hyrule Warriors Legends 3DS New characters, new weapons, new adventure mode maps Paid
Kirby Battle Royale 3DS New Copy Abilities Free
Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Switch Battle Pass (addition challenge levels and campaign) Paid
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Switch Expansion Pass (New characters, additional campaign, challenge mode) Paid
Splatoon 2 Switch New maps, gear, hairstyles, and weapons
Octo Expansion (New story mode)
Super Mario Odyssey Switch New mode, new costumes Free
ARMS Switch New characters, new stages, new mode Free
Super Bomberman R Switch New characters, new stages, new mode, additional story content Free
Pokkén Tournament DX Switch New characters, new support sets Paid
Kirby Star Allies Switch New characters, new mode Free
Mario Tennis Aces Switch New characters, new outfits, additional story content Free
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Switch New characters, new Mii Fighter costumes, new stages Paid
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